Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 79 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 +59
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 88 73 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.49% 2.79% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.01% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 46 23
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.79% -20.83%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £61,250 £77,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,368 2,424 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.97% 92.55% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,498 1,411
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Edinburgh

Data Science
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Science in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Data Science in Edinburgh

Data Science
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Data Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 54 (61.36%) Analytics
2 31 (35.23%) Python
3 30 (34.09%) Degree
4 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (27.27%) SQL
5 24 (27.27%) Decision-Making
6 23 (26.14%) Computer Science
6 23 (26.14%) Big Data
7 21 (23.86%) Machine Learning
8 20 (22.73%) Linux
9 18 (20.45%) R
10 16 (18.18%) Finance
11 15 (17.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 15 (17.05%) NumPy
11 15 (17.05%) Data Analytics
11 15 (17.05%) Pandas
11 15 (17.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (14.77%) Data Engineering
12 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
12 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (13.64%) MATLAB
13 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (13.64%) Kubernetes
13 12 (13.64%) Apache Spark
13 12 (13.64%) Data-Driven Decision Making
14 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.50%) Progress
14 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
14 11 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (11.36%) Scala

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Simulink
2 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) GitHub
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.41%) Serverless
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) Big Data
2 8 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.68%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.68%) GIS
4 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.68%) Power BI
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.41%) Pentaho
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Artifactory
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.55%) GoCD
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Pylint
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Junior
2 15 (17.05%) Data Scientist
3 11 (12.50%) Graduate
4 8 (9.09%) Architect
4 8 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Junior DevOps
5 7 (7.95%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Analytics Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Digital Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Data Analytics Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Python Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Python Team Leader
8 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) NumPy
1 15 (17.05%) Pandas
2 8 (9.09%) Kafka
3 7 (7.95%) Matplotlib
3 7 (7.95%) scikit-learn
3 7 (7.95%) SciPy
4 4 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.27%) .NET
6 2 (2.27%) Node.js
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.14%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.14%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) pytest
7 1 (1.14%) RESTful
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.68%) Fintech
5 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) NHS
7 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
8 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Robotics
8 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Analytics
2 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.27%) Decision-Making
4 23 (26.14%) Computer Science
5 21 (23.86%) Machine Learning
6 15 (17.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 15 (17.05%) Data Analytics
7 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (14.77%) Data Engineering
7 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.64%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 10 (11.36%) Business Development
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (11.36%) Physics
10 10 (11.36%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) R
4 12 (13.64%) MATLAB
5 10 (11.36%) Scala
6 6 (6.82%) Java
7 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) Ruby
9 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) C#
10 1 (1.14%) F#
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) Degree
2 15 (17.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.55%) CEH
3 4 (4.55%) CISSP
3 4 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (3.41%) PhD
5 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.23%) Terraform
3 7 (7.95%) Ansible
4 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.41%) Oozie
6 1 (1.14%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Progress
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) Tableau
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) PagerDuty
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.14%) Pegasus